Selected Works in Probability and Statistics

Selected Works of Debabrata Basu

Editors: DasGupta, Anirban (Ed.)

  • Includes original commentaries on Basu's work by ten leading statisticians
  • Includes complete bibliography
  • All major articles available in one volume
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About this book

This book contains a little more than 20 of Debabrata Basu's  most significant articles and writings. Debabrata Basu is internationally  known for his highly influential and fundamental contributions  to the foundations of statistics, survey sampling, sufficiency,  and invariance. The major theorem bearing his name has had numerous  applications to statistics and probability. The articles in this volume  are reprints of the original articles, in a chronological order. The  book also contains eleven commentaries written by some of the most  distinguished scholars in the area of foundations and statistical  inference. These commentaries are by George Casella and V. Gopal,  Phil Dawid, Tom DiCiccio and Alastair Young, Malay Ghosh, Jay kadane,  Glen Meeden, Robert Serfling, Jayaram Sethuraman, Terry Speed, and  Alan Welsh.

About the authors

Anirban DasGupta is Professor of Statistics at Purdue University. He is an Associate Editor of the Annals of Statistics, Statistics Surveys, and Metrika. He has also served in the editorial boards of the Journal of American Statistical Association, International Statistical Review, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, and Sankhya. He is the author of Springer's Asymptotic Theory of Statistics and Probability and of Fundamentals of Probability, A First Course. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and is the author of 105 articles.

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“This book … contains eleven commentaries written by experts in the area of statistical methodology and inference. … I enjoyed re-reading some of the articles with great interest and pleasure. This valuable collection has some nice pieces of statistical and mathematical works, and provides historical developments of some of the important work in respective statistical field. Undoubtedly, this book will be of interest to researchers in probability, statistics, and related fields. The editor did a wonderful job in organizing this volume.” (Technometrics, Vol. 53 (4), November, 2011)


Table of contents (35 chapters)

  • Basu’s Work on Randomization and Data Analysis

    Casella*, George (et al.)

    Pages 1-4

  • Basu on Ancillarity

    Dawid, Philip

    Pages 5-8

  • Conditional Inference by Estimation of a Marginal Distribution

    DiCiccio, Thomas J. (et al.)

    Pages 9-14

  • Basu’s Theorem

    Ghosh, Malay

    Pages 15-21

  • Basu’s Work on Likelihood and Information

    Kadane, Joseph B.

    Pages 23-24

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Selected Works of Debabrata Basu
Editors
  • Anirban DasGupta
Series Title
Selected Works in Probability and Statistics
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-5825-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-5825-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4419-5824-2
Series ISSN
2197-5825
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 401
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